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Squire Patton Boggs
PERTH, WA 6000
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Work Department

International Dispute Resolution




Lawyer Rankings

Australia > Dispute resolution: arbitration

Focusing primarily on disputes arising from major projects in the construction and energy sectors, the team at Squire Patton Boggs has a strong reputation in both domestic and international arbitration. Qualified arbitrator Greg Steinepreis is a central figure in the Perth office, while the Sydney-based David Starkoff and Cris Cureton, who works between Sydney and Darwin, are also key names to note. Simon Adams and Caroline Brown are recommended for their work in energy and utilities disputes.

Australia > Dispute resolution: litigation

The litigation and international dispute resolution teams at Squire Patton Boggs handle a range of disputes for corporate and high-net-worth clients, with particular expertise in the construction and projects, and energy and natural resources sectors. Cris Cureton and David Starkoff are noted practitioners in Sydney, while Caroline Brown and Graeme Slattery are well-regarded figures in Perth. The team was strengthened by the September 2021 hire of Hazel Brewer from HFW and the May 2022 promotions of Rebecca Heath and Melissa Koo to partner, all in the Perth office.

Asia Pacific: Regional International Arbitration > Leading firms

Squire Patton Boggs  has an energy-focussed arbitration presence in Asia, focussed on its Singapore and Australian offices. Barry Stimpson and Rodman Bundy are the key names in Singapore – Stimpson has a track record in LNG work, while Bundy has a track record of public international law and commercial matters. Further south, David Starkoff in Sydney has investment treaty expertise, in addition to other Australian-based lawyers with construction and energy expertise such as Greg Steinepreis  and Cris Cureton .